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Giving Up but Holding On to Hope in Our Changing Culture

Dave64 Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 7:18 AM
"It is clear that my analyses, warnings and predictions aren’t going to solve anything." Yes, because your social conservative movement no longer has any power to FORCE people to behave how *you* want. Without Big Government, and the power of police, judges, and prosecutors, there is no actual method for the social conservative philosophy to work. All you now have is the power of speech, from which people who disagree with you can just walk away from your "advice" to start living a "better life". And congratulation on being a mom. It's been happening for literally hundreds of thousands of generations in our genus, but nonetheless, *you* are still special. Ha

I quit.

I just can’t do it anymore. I give up. I surrender. I call “Uncle.”

For years, I’ve stood at the intersection of parenting and politics, trying to point out the myriad ways in which we are letting our culture change our children, only to anticipate with certain alarm the impact those changes will have on the character and spirit of our families and the communities we share.

It is clear that my analyses, warnings and predictions aren’t going to solve anything. Heck, I wrote a whole book that essentially predicted the attitudes of the youths involved in the Occupy...